Committee to Elect Jabari Simama 988 Westmoor Drive NW Atlanta, GA 30314
A TIME FOR TRUST A TIME FOR EXPERIENCE
JABARI A TIME FOR ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3
VOTE MARCH 19
“I have lived in District 3 for over 30 years and raised my daugthers here in Washington Park. I want you to trust city hall again and will win your trust by getting things done for you.”
- Dr. Jabari Simama
www. J a b a r i F o r C i t y C o u n c i l . c om
WHO IS JABARI? • 43-year resident of Westside, 38-year resident of Washington Park • Raised by single mother in public housing, went on to earn Ph.D. at 27 from Emory University, later becoming one of 22 state college presidents • Married to educator, Nisha, with 2 daughters • Daughters are native Atlantans, born and raised on Westside, one is first time homeowner in Washington Park • Professor at Clark Atlanta University and Georgia Tech • Deputy Chief Operating Ocer over Development for DeKalb County • Twice elected member of Atlanta City Council, District 3
• Author of First Source Jobs Policy that created thousands of jobs for Atlanta residents • Created $10 million ($21 million today’s value) Dome Stadium trust fund for aordable housing in Vine City and English Avenue • Spearheaded and approved funding for land purchase for historic Westside Village • Supported and voted for Westside TAD • Improved, graduation, retention and job placement rates for thousands of students; Oversaw the largest GED program in the state (4000) • Worked with Corp of Engineers to purchase homes in flood plane and relocate residents in Hollowell Parkway communities • Infrastructure improvements for Holly Road area • Strongly pushed for legislation to protect and preserve historic neighborhoods • Created community technology centers program for 25,000 residents • Authored and passed legislation to crackdown on overgrown and vacant lots violations • Authored and passed sweeping Ethics Legislation WHAT HAS JABARI DONE?
JABARI’S VISION FOR FUTURE!
• Community policing with citizen engagement
• Residents own the streets/parks and not drug dealers and gang members • Aordable housing and vibrant, sustainable mixed-income neighborhoods
• High quality public schools that perform in every zip code
• Balanced business development in partnership with government and impacted communities • Inclusive district where indigenous and new residents live in mutual respect and seniors and legacy residents are not taxed or swindled out of their homes
• A District where every voice is lifted, heard, respected!
From a kid in public housing to Ph. D. To
public servant as District 3 city councilman / leader, college professor and college president.Page 1 Page 2-3
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